Achieving Functional Independence
Wednesday, September 16 | 11:00 am
Presented by Fox Rehab
Dr. Michael Silletti, PT, DPT, GCS, LSVT
More than one million Americans live with chronic movement issues, but many are unaware of the extensive benefits physical and occupational therapy can provide older adults diagnosed with degenerative disorders.
Please virtually join us and our partner, Fox Rehab, as Dr. Michael Silletti shares insights on providing optimized functioning to older adults and to those coping with chronic movement issues.
Fox offers on-site therapeutic services at The Brielle and is a proud partner in the effort to foster independence and reduce falls.
Dr. Silletti is certified as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist, which includes a strong focus on neurological impairments such as Parkinson’s Disease, stroke, and Multiple Sclerosis and holds LSVT certification, which is a treatment methodology for increasing the amplitude of movement for individuals coping with Parkinson’s.
Specialized Therapeutic Interventions Discussed will include:
- Flexibility Exercises
- Walking Programs
- High-Intensity Resistive Exercises
- Instruction in Cueing and Compensatory Strategies